Bug#375978: timezone variable not set correctly, bug blocking LSB Conformance
On Mon, Jul 03, 2006 at 06:44:16AM +0200, Aurelien Jarno <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Hi SRM team!
> Would such a fix to the glibc be accepted for a stable release?
i would be first interested, which LSB versions are effected by this. I
don't see any need for fixing newer LSB issues in Sarge, as Sarge was
targeted LSB 2.0 compatibility.
> Martin Dittmar wrote:
> >Package: libc6
> >Version: 2.3.2.ds1-22sarge3
> >Problem: after calling the C method "ctime" the global variable
> >"timezone" is not set correctly with certain TZ environment variables.
> >With TZ=JKL3:10PNM4:40 set, the value of "timezone" is expected to be
> >11400, but has a nonsense value of 18000.
> >For a demonstration please see the attched file test.c
> >This is a libc bug (already in libc Bugzilla (see
> >http://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=2865 )), but can be fixed
> >in Debian.
> >This would be important for LSB compliance (LSB Runtime tests LSB
> >runtime tests T.ctime_X 1, T.localtim_X 1, T.mktime_X 1).
> >LSB test failure message:
> > with TZ=JKL3:10PNM4:40 ctime() did not set timezone correctly
> > value of timezone was 18000, expected 11400
> >A patch for sarge is attached.
> >Kernel on tested system: 2.6.14-2-686-smp
> >libc version: 2.3.2.ds1-22sarge3